Program Summary

We are thrilled to announce that applications are now open for culinary positions at the esteemed Maria & Enzo's in Disney Springs, Orlando. This is an exceptional opportunity for culinary arts students to dive into the world of authentic Italian cuisine and elevate their career in a dynamic and prestigious environment.

Embark on a culinary adventure at Maria & Enzo's, a gem nestled in the heart of Disney Springs, Orlando, that offers an unparalleled Italian dining experience. This restaurant, with its authentic Sicilian cuisine and breathtaking views of Lake Buena Vista, is a prime destination for culinary arts students seeking to refine their skills in a vibrant and dynamic environment. We're excited to present Maria & Enzo's as a unique opportunity for those passionate about Italian cuisine and eager to learn from the best in the industry.
Maria & Enzo's stands out not only for its exquisite menu, curated with the finest ingredients and traditional recipes from Sicily but also for its stunning Art Deco design and atmospheric dining rooms that transport guests to a bygone era of Italian elegance. Working at Maria & Enzo's offers culinary students the chance to immerse themselves in the rich traditions of Italian cooking while operating in a high-volume, upscale dining setting. It's an environment where aspiring chefs can hone their skills, from mastering the art of pasta making to perfecting the balance of flavours that define authentic Italian cuisine.
The restaurant's commitment to excellence extends beyond its menu and decor; it's reflected in the dedication to providing exceptional service and creating memorable dining experiences for every guest. This ethos makes Maria & Enzo's not just a restaurant but a culinary institution where students can learn the importance of attention to detail, guest satisfaction, and the art of hospitality. Joining the team at Maria & Enzo's means being part of a family that values passion, creativity, and excellence in every aspect of the dining experience.
We encourage culinary arts students who dream of advancing their careers in the world of Italian gastronomy to seize this opportunity to work at Maria & Enzo's. It's a chance to be part of a vibrant culinary team, learn from experienced chefs, and contribute to a renowned dining destination in one of the world's most iconic entertainment complexes. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career at Maria & Enzo's, where tradition meets innovation in the heart of Disney Springs.
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On a Culinary Program, you will follow various rotations working through all restaurants and banqueting events.
  • Orientation
  • Prep and Pastry
  • Culinary Line Operations
  • Supervisory Development
The pay rate for this program is $17.00 USD per hour and you will be scheduled to work a minimum of 32 hours per week.
Participants on this program will be required to obtain a J-1 Intern or Trainee visa through Yummy Jobs and will be able to train for a period of time as outlined by The Patina Restaurant Group. Upon completion of the program, participants will have up to 30 days to travel within the United States. Participants must then return to their home country upon completion of the program.
Maria & Enzo's Ristorante in Disney Springs, Orlando, offers a unique blend of authentic Italian cuisine and stunning, aviation-themed decor that transports guests back to the golden age of air travel. Situated in a beautifully restored airline terminal from the 1930s, this dining venue serves up a spectacular array of dishes that capture the essence of Italian cooking. Guests can indulge in a variety of handmade pastas, succulent seafood, and rich, aromatic sauces, all made with the freshest ingredients and a touch of Old World tradition.
With its panoramic views of Lake Buena Vista and a sophisticated, yet welcoming atmosphere, Maria & Enzo's provides the perfect backdrop for any occasion, from intimate dinners to large family gatherings. The comprehensive wine list features selections from across Italy, curated to complement the robust flavors of the menu. This attention to detail and commitment to quality makes every meal a luxurious, flavorful journey through Italy’s culinary landscape.
For those visiting Disney Springs with a craving for genuine Italian fare, Maria & Enzo's Ristorante is an unrivalled choice. Its reputation for excellence is well-earned with consistent praise from both diners and food critics. The restaurant's engaging blend of historical ambience, coupled with its commitment to delivering delectable, high-quality meals, ensures that every guest experiences more than just a meal—they enjoy a memorable Italian escapade. Whether you’re looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or simply want a delightful meal, Maria & Enzo's promises an enchanting and delicious dining experience.
Housing on this program is self sourced but Yummy Jobs is on hand to help with suggestions and resources on where to look.
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via video call with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team in order to be considered.​
  • If successful, applicants will be required to attend a final interview with the Patina Restaurant Group HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change